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Layering 101: How to Stay Warm and Comfortable in Cold Conditions

Layering 101: How to Stay Warm and Comfortable in Cold Conditions
The arrival of cold weather doesn’t mean you have to abandon your favorite outdoor activities and wait until the return of warm weather before…
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A Guide to Fall Foraging in the U.S.

A Guide to Fall Foraging in the U.S.
It’s September, and the coming of fall equals an abundance of autumnal harvest…in the woods. Foraging is currently all the rage at top…
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5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Massachusetts

5 Awesome Trail Running Spots in Massachusetts
To get the heart pumping among beautiful scenery, take your morning run to a trail immersed in nature. Trail running has grown in popularity over the…
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5 Energizing Hikes in Massachusetts

5 Energizing Hikes in Massachusetts
For a hike that invigorates both mind and body, there are an abundance of routes through Massachusetts’ dense forests and alongside reservoirs…
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Making the Most Out of Nickerson State Park

Making the Most Out of Nickerson State Park
When it comes to rustic charm and beauty, nothing beats New England. Specifically, nothing beats Massachusetts. As far as diverse natural wonders go,…
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5 Wonderful Birdwatching Hikes in Massachusetts

5 Wonderful Birdwatching Hikes in Massachusetts
Birdwatching is a wonderful pastime. Combining that passion with a love of hiking makes for a magnificent way to pass an afternoon. From flourishing…
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Start Your Trek: 7 Unbeatable Hiking Retailers in Massachusetts

Start Your Trek: 7 Unbeatable Hiking Retailers in Massachusetts
When you’re planning your next hike, it’s important to outfit yourself with the proper gear. From footwear, to water bottles, to…
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SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area

SPOTLIGHT: Things to Do in and Around Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area
Boston Harbor Islands is comprised of 13 islands, of which six are accessible to the public via ferry. The ferries may be accessed at Long Wharf…
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5 Great Hiking Trails in Massachusetts

5 Great Hiking Trails in Massachusetts
Hiking is a favorite pastime in Massachusetts—especially for families. The cost-effective outdoor adventure encourages good health and an…
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5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Massachusetts

5 Beautiful Scenic Hikes in Massachusetts
No matter the season, Massachusetts affords some of the most breathtaking views for its hikers. Whether you’re planning to hike for an hour or…
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5 Amazing Weekend Fall Hikes Across the U.S.

5 Amazing Weekend Fall Hikes Across the U.S.
The warm days and crisp, cool nights of autumn make the perfect conditions for a weekend hiking and camping excursion. There is nothing quite like…
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4 Easy Ways To Enjoy Mountain Biking On Your Vacation

4 Easy Ways To Enjoy Mountain Biking On Your Vacation
If you’ve been on a vacation to an outdoor destination in the past few years, you’ve likely noticed a new phenomenon: cycle paths, single…
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10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail

10 Tips For Going Ultralight on the Trail
One of the hottest trends in hiking and backpacking over the past few years has been the shift toward going ultralight on the trail. Typically, this…
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Pack Your Backpack the Right Way in 5 Easy Steps

Pack Your Backpack the Right Way in 5 Easy Steps
Learning how to properly pack a backpack is a true art form that every outdoor enthusiast should master. Whether you’re heading into the…
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Hiking Boots—Six Great Choices Your Feet Will Love

Hiking Boots—Six Great Choices Your Feet Will Love
Proper footwear is one of the many keys to a successful hike. Here are six boots that will coddle your heel and arches while performing admirably on…
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Events Near Essex MA

Early Fall Little Explorers: Squirrels

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 9:30am
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
Topsfield, MA
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Candlelit Tours

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 6:00pm
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich, MA
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Essex ClamFest

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 11:00am
Memorial Park
Essex, MA
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Choate Island Hike

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 11:00am
Essex, MA
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Wagon Rides at Appleton Farms

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 11:30am
Appleton Farms
Ipswich, MA
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Salem Harvest Fest

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 2:00pm
Harborpoint at Root North Shore
Salem, MA
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Help Wanted: Becoming a Servant at Castle Hill

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 2:00pm
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Ipswich, MA
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Early Fall Bird Walk at Ipswich River

Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 at 7:30am
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
Topsfield, MA
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Naturalist Walk: Sights and Sounds of the Farm

Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 at 10:00am
Appleton Farms
Ipswich, MA
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Boston Fox Trot

Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 at 11:00am
Linscott Park
Swampscott, MA
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Mushroom Walk In Anne’s Woods

Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 at 3:00pm
Manchester, MA
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